Peterborough Beach

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Beaches in Great Ocean Road

Peterborough Beach is a beach in Australia that is located in a place known as Great Ocean Road, which is found in the region of VIC, Australia.

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Peterborough Beach gets a ranking of 74 out of a possible 100.

Peterborough Beach is a very good option as an Australian beach when looking for in the area of VIC.

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Peterborough Beach


The official name of this beach is Peterborough Beach.

It is located in the area of Great Ocean Road, and has some of the most beautiful beaches in Australia, in the region of VIC.

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Is Peterborough Beach a top ranked beach in Australia?

So, when it comes to comparing Peterborough Beach with the rest, is it in the Top 10 beaches in Australia? Is it in the Top 20 beaches in Australia? Well, the best way to find out is to check our Current Australia Best Beach Rankings and see if Peterborough Beach makes the list of most beautiful beaches in Australia!

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Holiday in Peterborough Beach

Great Ocean Road is a place in VIC that is very enjoyable to visit and provides a great environment for a holiday.

There have been no negative reports recieved from Locals, Tourists, Fishermen, Surfers, Swimmers or Campers at Peterborough Beach.

Camping in Peterborough Beach

If you intend on camping in Peterborough Beach it is best to see if a booking is required beforehand. When permitted, choosing to go free camping in Peterborough Beach is acceptable, but it is important you follow the local rules of Great Ocean Road.

Generally coastal areas in Australia like Peterborough Beach have a myriad of options for caravans, caravan parks, tents and campgrounds.

Fishing in Peterborough Beach

Many areas through Australia and particularly in Great Ocean Road require a fishing licence to legally go fishing. If you want to go fishing in Peterborough Beach it is recommended that you obtain the adequate recreational fishing licence.

Swimming in Peterborough Beach

Througout Australia and in places such as Great Ocean Road, swimming in the ocean and waterways can be extremly dangerous. When swimming in Peterborough Beach, please be mindful of rip currents, ocean conditions, big swells, drops offs, rocks and marine stingers and predators.

Always swim between the flags in Peterborough Beach where available. Never swim alone!

It is highly recommended you visit Beach Safe Australia before visiting Peterborough Beach to ensure you are prepared for the weather and tidal conditions.

Accomodation in Peterborough Beach

Like many areas throughout Australia, beaches in areas like Great Ocean Road can be quite remote. This means there may be limited accomadation options. If it does exist, accomodation deals in Peterborough Beach can be found online.

Marine and Wildlife in Peterborough Beach

Please note - many Australian speicies are protected, and VIC is no exception. Do not feed local wildlife and please be aware you are visiting their natural habitat around Great Ocean Road.

Some common types of marine or wildlife you may find at Peterborough Beach may include:

Marine life in Peterborough Beach: Sharks, Whales, Stingrays, Manta Rays, Turtles, Seals, Dolphins, Starfish, Jellyfish, Blue Bottles, Crabs.

Wildlife life in Peterborough Beach: Kangaroos, Wallabies, Koalas, Kookaburras, Seagulls, Snakes, Lizards, Cockatoos, Possums.

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Surfing in Peterborough Beach

Experienced surfers will find VIC conditions vary from day to day. It is advised to always wear a wetsuit and never surf in Peterborough Beach alone.

Boating in Peterborough Beach

Please enquire directly with Peterborough Beach or the office of Great Ocean Road to obtain the rules around the prospect of boating in Peterborough Beach.

Other notes:

There is no information available that confirms whether Peterborough Beach is one of the limited nude beaches in Australia. As a general rule, unless there is clear signage, you cannot assume a beach in VIC is one of the few permitted topless beaches in Australia.

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